TANKER - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/TANKER News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) U.S. Navy SEALs seize Libya oil tanker http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695784-68/libya-oil-tanker-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57695784-68/libya-oil-tanker-government.html.csp">U.S. Navy SEALs seize Libya oil tanker</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ESAM MOHAMED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T21:05:11.527-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 09:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tripoli, Libya • U.S. Navy SEALs seized an oil tanker off the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, stopping an attempt by a Libyan militia to sell the shipload of crude in defiance of the Libyan government. Supporters of the militia, which calls for autonomy for the eastern half of Libya, vowed Monday to try again to export oil again from the ports they control. The attempted sale of the oil — Libya’s most crucial resource — was a stark symbol of the weakness of Libya’s central government, which has...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576957842014-03-17T21:05:11.527-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T21:05:11.527-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57695784@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:05:11 MDT Libya tanker seized by U.S. Navy SEALs forces http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57694022-68/libya-oil-tanker-eastern.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57694022-68/libya-oil-tanker-eastern.html.csp">Libya tanker seized by U.S. Navy SEALs forces</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ESAM MOHAMED</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00">Updated Mar 17, 2014 06:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tripoli, Libya • The Libyan government on Monday thanked the United States for a Navy SEALs operation that stopped a North Korean-flagged oil tanker from exporting crude loaded onto it by an autonomy-seeking eastern militia. The SEALs took control of the Morning Glory late Sunday while it was in international waters near Cyprus, the Pentagon said in a statement. Rear Adm. John Kirby said no one was injured in the operation, which was approved by President Barack Obama. It said that the tanker wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576940222014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-17T18:37:26.353-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57694022@www.sltrib.com Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:37:26 MDT